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Karyn Parsons

Karyn Parsons decided to go into acting at the age of 13. She had her first TV role in the NBC drama The Bronx Zoo (1987), but she made her big break as Will Smith's cousin "Hilary Banks" on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990). During the show's six-year run, she starred in movies such as Class Act (1992) and Major Payne (1995). After... See full bio »
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 2001-2002 The Job (TV Series)
- Vacation (2002) ... Toni
- Gay (2002) ... Toni
- Betrayal (2002) ... Toni
- Quitter (2002) ... Toni
- Boss (2002) ... Toni
 2002 Static Shock (TV Series)
- Static Shaq (2002) ... Tracy
 2002 13 Moons
 2000 The Ladies Man
Julie Simmons
 1999 Linc's (TV Series)
- Dog Day Afternoon (1999) ... Elaine
 1999 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Jackie Zambrano
- Unpleasantville (1999) ... Jackie Zambrano
- How Amanda Got Her Groove Back (1999) ... Jackie Zambrano
 1998 Mixing Nia
 1997 Cartoon Sushi (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (voice)
 1996 Lush Life (TV Series)
Margot Hines
- The Not So Lush Rock Star (1996) ... Margot Hines
- The Lush Hex (1996) ... Margot Hines
- The Lush Ex-Posures (1996) ... Margot Hines
- First Lush Date (1996) ... Margot Hines
- The Dead Lush Artist (1996) ... Margot Hines
 1996 Gulliver's Travels (TV Mini-Series)
 1995 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
- Several Unusual Love Stories (1995) ... Annie
 1992 Class Act
 1992 Blossom (TV Series)
Hilary Banks
 1989 Death Spa
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
- Roughhouse (1988) ... Lynette
 1988 Hunter (TV Series)
Elizabeth Childs
- Renegade (1988) ... Elizabeth Childs
 1987 The Bronx Zoo (TV Series)
Student #2 / Girl
- The Power of a Lie (1987) ... Student #2
- Changes (1987) ... Girl
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Karyn Rockwell


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Gave birth to her third child at age 36, a daughter Lana Rockwell in March 2003. Child's father is her second husband, Alexandre Rockwell. See more »

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